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Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 19hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

A Neighborhood Gem: Jewelry Retail Booms on Madison Avenue

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Overview

While Manhattan has long been known for its powerful but gritty Diamond District, a flurry of retail openings is due to turn 10 blocks of Madison Avenue into the center of high-end jewelry.

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Fashion Features

A Neighborhood Gem: Jewelry Retail Booms on Madison Avenue

While Manhattan has long been known for its powerful but gritty Diamond District, a flurry of retail openings is due to turn 10 blocks of Madison Avenue into the center of high-end jewelry.

clock August 20, 2007Sophia Chabbott

Fashion Features

Lagerfeld to Do Accessories Line

Not everyone can afford Chanel accessories, but now Karl Lagerfeld is offering a less-expensive alternative.

clock August 20, 2007Caroline Tell

Fashion Features

China Recalls a Warning Signal to Fashion

Mattel just gave the fashion industry a wake-up call. The toy company’s massive recall of unsafe products made in China is a warning flare for apparel brands that source from outside factories.

clock August 20, 2007Evan Clark

Retail Features

Specialty Retailers See High Exec Turnover

Women’s apparel retailers can’t hold onto their executives, which could hamper ongoing turnaround efforts as the sector grapples with sagging sales.

clock August 20, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Fashion Features

In Brief: Loro Piana Appointment…

Stefania Amfitheatrof has joined Loro Piana as U.S. press office manager. She reports to Pier Luigi Guerci, president of Loro Piana USA.

clock August 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Coming This Week

Perry Ellis Internation Inc. reports second quarter sales and earnings.

clock August 20, 2007WWD Staff

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Tom Totally Nude – Again

What Tom Ford did five years ago for full-frontal male nudity in his ads for the M7 fragrance for Yves Saint Laurent, he’s about to do for the opposite sex in the ones for Tom Ford for Men.

clock August 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Beauty Beat: Paltrow Promotes ‘Pleasures’ Scent

It seems there’s a side to Gwyneth Paltrow that’s not widely known.

clock August 20, 2007Beth Wilson

People

To Market

Hollywood at late-night hot spots like Hyde and Les Deux. But when in search of a slightly more elusive group of celebrities in broad daylight, the stalkerazzi hightail it to the Brentwood farmers’ market, the favorite spot for locally grown produce.

clock August 20, 2007WWD Staff

People

Work In Progress

Nicola Maramotti, the first lady of the MaxMara clothing empire, has plopped down on a bench in exhaustion at The Hammer Museum here.

clock August 20, 2007Derek Blasberg

Fashion Features

Two Shows Set to Sizzle in Desert: Lingerie Americas

The heat is on, with two trade fairs – Lingerie Americas Las Vegas and CurveNV – expected to generate the lingerie action at the Venetian Resort Hotel next week in Las Vegas.

clock August 20, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

Two Shows Set to Sizzle in Desert: Curvenv

The CurveNV trade fair will be making its second appearance in Las Vegas at the Venetian Resort Hotel with a record 183 lingerie and swimwear brands.

clock August 20, 2007Karyn Monget

Fashion Features

New York & Co. Inks Menounos For Holiday Ads

Considering Maria Menounos probably never has a bad hair day (Pantene just renewed her contract through 2009), she certainly wears a lot of hats.

clock August 20, 2007Whitney Beckett

Retail Features

A4 Hits Launch Button With Kristiina by A4, A4 Express

After launching its namesake active line two months ago, Los Angeles-based manufacturer A4 is expanding again.

clock August 20, 2007Whitney Beckett

Fashion Features

Venus Brings Sophistication to Sexy

Venus, a multichannel apparel and swimwear company, filled its catalogues and Web site with images of amply endowed models striking provocative poses in styles that brought to mind Frederick’s of Hollywood. It was a look that appealed to a certain…

clock August 20, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

Refinery29 Peeks Behind Fashion Week Curtain

Refinery29, a Web site devoted to independent designers and retailers, on Wednesday will launch “The Countdown”.

clock August 20, 2007Sharon Edelson

Fashion Features

China’s New Taste for Diamonds

In a country that can’t seem to change fast enough, old wedding and wealth traditions are being swept away by a growing national passion for diamonds.

clock August 20, 2007Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scoops: Guilt Trip… Sixteen Candles… Calvin Klein Double-Time…

In “The Nanny Diaries,” Laura Linney plays a very fashionably attired woman around 40 whose small son spends virtually all his time with the nanny.

clock August 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fashion Features

Teens Get Inside Scoop at Fashion Camp

Aspiring designers gathered in New York City last week to learn the ins and outs of the fashion industry from seasoned professionals.

clock August 20, 2007Jeanine Poggi

Financial

Legal Briefs

Surf Angel Clothing Company’s Terry Kraszewski filed a lawsuit against Juicy Couture, Neiman Marcus Group Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Bloomingdale’s for alleged trademark infringement.

clock August 20, 2007Liza Casabona

Financial

Retail Index Jumps 2.4% on Fed Action

Stocks closed higher Friday after the Federal Reserve cut its discount rate half of a percentage point after weeks of market volatility due to credit market uncertainties on cost-of-borrowing increases.

clock August 20, 2007Erica Owen

Essentialist

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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

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